APA Referencing: How do I reference an
E-book?

Reference example

reference ebook

 

In-text citation example

(Prochner, 2009)

 

What information do I need to create a reference for an ebook?

Elements that may be required to create a reference for an ebook are as follows:

1. Author

Author(s)
Corporate author
No author

2. Publication date

Year
No date (n.d.)

3. Title

E-book title / subtitle
Chapter in an edited book

4. Retrieval information

Database name
URL. For example, http://www.books.google.com

Additional Information

Edition number
Edited e-book page range
E-book reader

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EIT APA Referencing Guides

APA Referencing Guide - Examples
APA Referencing Guide - Instructions
APA Referencing: A Brief Guide

Official APA Referencing Website
The APA style guide to electronic references is available through ebrary.